About US  

Flux Tensor is leading the next generation of real-time video analytics for improved security operations. We are enabling near real-time, edge-capable video analysis for complex security environments.

The company was co-founded by Dr. K. Palaniappan (Pal) and Dr. Steve O’Connor in 2021. 


executive team

Steve O’Connor,  Chief Executive Officer – Ph.D, California Institute of Technology                                        

  • 30+ Years Startup Experience
  • Hardware, Software, Life Sciences, Chemistry
  • Over 50 issued US and international patents






K. (Pal) Palaniappan, Chief Technology Officer – Ph.D, University of Illinois and Professor, University of Missouri

  • Inventor of Flux Tensor core platforms
  • 35 years in advanced video analytics
  • Funding from Army, Air Force, Navy, NIH, NSF, NASA






Chris Phillips, Chief Business Officer 

  • Over 15 years business development experience focused on geospatial solutions and location services
  • Led partnering and delivery of joint technical integrations for C2 initiatives for DHS, NGA, SOCOM, ARL, NRL
  • Chris holds a B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Colorado, Boulder.




Jason Peters, VP of Operations 

  • 20 years experience in product development and technical management
  • Leads all Flux Tensor engineering developers and contractors
  • Jason holds MS Engineering degrees from the University of Utah and Missouri University of Science & Technology